Develop New Albany invites you to our Annual Jingle Walk in our Historic Downtown! We will celebrate the beginning of the Holiday Season on November 29th.
Jingle Walk (1:00pm - 6:00pm)
The day of fun begins with the Jingle Walk at 1:00pm. Sample local wines from area wineries while shopping in our Historic Downtown. If you haven't visited downtown recently you will see a downtown full of locally owned stores, boutiques, museums and art galleries.
Participating Wineries Include: Cedar Creek Winery, Best Winery, Huber’s Winery, Mallow Run Winery, Winzerwald Winery, Indian Creek Winery, Quibbles Winery, Scout Mountain, Bottles Unlimited, and River City Winery.
The Jingle Walk begins at 1:00pm near Bicentennial Park in Historic Downtown New Albany. (Near Intersection of Bank Street and Market Streets) If you purchase your tickets online we will have your tickets waiting for you in the Jingle Walk tent located near Bicentennial Park.
Jingle Walk Tickets are $20.00 each and if you pre-purchase your ticket you will get the choice of a souvenir wine bag or an around the neck wine holder.
Must be of legal drinking age to participate in the Jingle Walk.
HolidayFest - A New Holiday Family Tradition! - Nov 29th
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at approximately 6pm in Bicentennial Park!
HolidayFest Festivities include a children's program with crafts, a Christmas obstacle course and photos with Santa beginning at 3:00 at the YMCA on Main Street. The first 300 children receive a ticket for a prize that can be redeemed after the Lighting of the Christmas Tree. There is also a scavenger hunt with prizes for teenagers with registration at the Bicentennial park at between 1:00 - 3:30. A chili cook off with the local firehouses. Christmas trees and wreaths will be available for sale. Spend the afternoon in picturesque downtown New Albany.
HolidayFest Schedule of Free Events:
3:00 - 5:30 PM at YMCA (Ages 0-12) - All children who participate will receive a Golden Ticket for a toy.
Kids activities will include a Christmas obstacle course, face painting, crafts, and bouncy house.
Photo opportunity with Santa Claus
Scavenger hunt with prizes for ages 12 and up, registration begins at 1:00pm in Bicentennial Park.
There will be a Chili cook-off with the local firehouses
Street food, Christmas trees and wreaths will be available for sale during the event.
Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Bicentennial Park - 6:00 PM
Pepin Mansion undergoes a Holiday Makeover
The Pepin Mansion will undergo a Holiday Makeover in preparation for the busy Holiday Celebration season. Beautifully restored, The Pepin Mansion in New Albany is the perfect venue for overnight, weekend or extended stays as well as Holiday Celebrations.
The Pepin Mansion was built in 1851 by Victor Pepin (Jr.). The Pepin Mansion is listed on the National Registry of Historical Homes. Architecturally the Pepin Mansion is a “Pattern Book” Italianate Tuscan Villa designed by noted Philadelphia Architect Samuel Sloan.
Currently, the Pepin Mansion B&B is one of the finest historic inns in Indiana. The doors to this mansion now stand open to those seeking a place of comfort and peace or Celebration! For additional information or to make reservations please visit their website at www.thepepinmansion.com
Uptown Art for Your Holiday Celebrations
Book your Holiday Party at Uptown Art! Uptown Art is the perfect place to celebrate with friends, family and co-workers! Enjoy your next night out at Louisville's premier social art experience.
Uptown Art is located at 426 Bank Street across from New Albanian Brewing Company and right next to Dragon King's Daughter. Join them for an awesome social art experience! Meet, Drink and Paint Happy at Uptown Art. Call Ph#502-595-8873 for more info!
Winter Farmers Market - November 22nd
Develop New Albany invites you to the Downtown New Albany Winter Farmers Market. The Farmers Market is located at the corner of Market and Third Street in the Third Market building. The Market is open from 10:00am - 12:00am and is scheduled to be open every other weekend during the winter months. Check the Develop New Albany events calendar for winter farmers market special events.
Bean Bag Chairs – Made in New Albany & Available Now
Still Comfy after all these years! Purchase locally made Bean Bag Chairs at Pearls on Pearl!
Small, Medium, Large and X-Large Bean Bags are available. Several colors to choose from. Come in and try out this quality workmanship. The chairs on site are available for sale and orders may be completed within 2-5 business days depending on the holidays! They are so comfortable and FUN and make Christmas Gifts!
Pearls on Pearl represents more than 20 local artists of handmade items and is located at 214 Pearl Street. Call 502-558-0150 for additional information or visit them online at http://pearlsonpearlnewalbany.com/
Historic Houses of Southern Indiana Presentation - Nov 25th
The Floyd County Historical Society will have their November meeting on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., in the Elsa Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library.
The program entitled "Historic Houses of Southern Indiana" will be present by Louisville architect, Mr. Steve Wiser. Steve has written numerous books on the subject of Louisville architecture, which includes many New Albany and Southern Indiana structures. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Calling All Carolers…Volunteer Carolers Needed!
Develop New Albany is looking for volunteer carolers for our annual HolidayFest event!
Carolers are needed on November 29th to donate some time throughout the day and sing a few Christmas Carolers.
For more information please call Tammy Hogan at 502-299-6299 or Sheryl Sprigler at 502-386-2493.